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List of SSBU Music (Metal Gear series)

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This is a list of music tracks pertaining to the Metal Gear universe in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. All tracks listed here are available to play on Shadow Moses Island.

Theme of Tara

Theme of Tara
Track Title Theme of Tara
Universe Metal Gear
Debut Game Metal Gear
Availability Default
Link [1]

Origin

This track is a remix of the main theme of the MSX2 game Metal Gear, so named for its distinctive rhythm ("ta-rah"). The track begins with a remixed version of the opening jingle Operation Intrude N313, which played during Snake's aquatic infiltration into Outer Heaven. The overall track is remixed in an orchestral style with a heavy drumbeat and muted electric guitar.

Composition & Arrangements

Source: Metal Gear

Arrangement Supervisor: Takahiro Nishi

Composition: Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

Arrangement: GAME ARTS Co., Ltd.

Composition Copyright Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

Arrangement Copyright Nintendo

Japanese title: THEME OF TARA

Theme of Solid Snake

Theme of Solid Snake
Track Title Theme of Solid Snake
Universe Metal Gear
Debut Game Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake
Availability Default
Link [2]

Origin

This track is a remix of the intro theme of Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake. Similar to the original track, the track has a electronic, synthesized feel, but also incorporates electric guitar and more orchestral elements.

Composition & Arrangements

Source: Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake

Arrangement Supervisor: Masami Ueda

Composition: Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

Arrangement: PlatinumGames Inc.

Composition Copyright Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

Arrangement Copyright Nintendo

Japanese title: THEME OF SOLID SNAKE

Trivia

  • This remix replaces the now removed version that was used in Brawl, which was taken directly from the original game.

Cavern

Cavern
Track Title Cavern
Universe Metal Gear
Debut Game Metal Gear Solid
Availability Default
Link [3]

Origin

This track originally played in Metal Gear Solid when Snake emerges from the ocean to enter the nuclear disposal facility on Shadow Moses.

Composition & Arrangements

Source: Metal Gear Solid

Composition and arrangement Copyright Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

Encounter

Encounter
Track Title Encounter
Universe Metal Gear
Debut Game Metal Gear Solid
Availability Default
Link [4]

Origin

This track is a remix of a music piece from Metal Gear Solid that plays during the 'Alert Phase' when Snake is spotted and pursued by enemies. The instrumentation is faithful to the original song's cinematic style, being a hybrid of orchestral and electronic instruments. This arrangement is taken directly from Brawl.

Composition & Arrangements

Source: Metal Gear Solid

Arrangement: Yasufumi Fukuda

Composition: Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

Composition Copyright Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

Arrangement Copyright Nintendo

Other uses

This track was used in Snake's character trailer on the official website.

Yell "Dead Cell"

Yell "Dead Cell"
Track Title Yell "Dead Cell"
Universe Metal Gear
Debut Game Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
Availability Unlockable
Link [5]

Origin

This track is a slightly altered version of the theme in Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty that is used during certain boss fights. For example, it plays when Raiden battles a member of the Dead Cell terrorist unit, hence the name. It also plays when fighting the Harrier. It originates from Metal Gear Solid 2's official soundtrack, which uses a slightly different mix compared to the original game.

Composition & Arrangements

Source: Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty

Composition and arrangement Copyright Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

Snake Eater

Snake Eater
Track Title Snake Eater
Universe Metal Gear
Debut Game Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
Availability Default
Link [6]

Origin

This track is a remix of the main theme of Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater. The overall arrangement is similar to the original song, albeit without vocals and in a faster tempo; strings and electric guitar are used in place of the original's lyrics.

Composition & Arrangements

Source: Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

Arrangement Supervisor: Nobuko Toda

Composition: Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

Arrangement: FILM SCORE LLC

Composition Copyright Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

Arrangement Copyright Nintendo

Snake Eater (Instrumental)

Snake Eater (Instrumental)
Track Title Snake Eater (Instrumental)
Universe Metal Gear
Debut Game Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
Availability Default
Link [7]

Origin

This track is taken directly from Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, where it served as the main theme. This specific instrumental version plays during the second half of final battle of that game.

Composition & Arrangements

Source: Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

Composition and arrangement Copyright Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

Battle in the Base

Battle in the Base
Track Title Battle in the Base
Universe Metal Gear
Debut Game Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
Availability Default
Link [8]

Origin

This track is taken directly from Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, where it serves as the 'Alert Phase' theme that plays when Snake gets spotted in indoor areas, such as Groznyj Grad.

Composition & Arrangements

Source: Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

Composition and arrangement Copyright Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

MGS4 ~Theme of Love~

MGS4 ~Theme of Love~
Track Title MGS4 ~Theme of Love~
Universe Metal Gear
Debut Game Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
Availability Default
Link [9]

Origin

This track is a faster-paced, instrumental remix of the "Love Theme" from Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots. Whereas the original song was a somber ballad featuring viola and Hebrew lyrics, the remix is a bombastic, cinematic variation that barely resembles the original; however, it retains the viola lead.

Composition & Arrangements

Source: Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

Arrangement Supervisor: Akihiro Honda

Composition: Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

Arrangement: Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

Composition and arrangement Copyright Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

Japanese title: MGS4 〜愛のテーマ〜, MGS4 ~Theme of Love~

Other uses

This track is used in Snake's Classic Mode credits.

Trivia

  • This remix first appeared in Brawl which was released five months before Guns of the Patriots. Despite this, the remix still appears in the original game as Love Theme (action version).

Calling to the Night

Calling to the Night
Track Title Calling to the Night
Universe Metal Gear
Debut Game Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops
Availability Unlockable
Link [10]

Origin

This track is taken directly from Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops, where it played during the ending credits. The vocals are performed by Natasha Farrow.

Composition & Arrangements

Composition and arrangement Copyright Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

Main Theme - METAL GEAR SOLID PEACE WALKER

Main Theme - METAL GEAR SOLID PEACE WALKER
Track Title Main Theme - METAL GEAR SOLID PEACE WALKER
Universe Metal Gear
Debut Game Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker
Availability Default
Link [11]

Origin

This track is taken directly from Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker where it plays during the opening movie and during the boss fight against the Peace Walker. A remixed version also appears in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain when preparing for missions.

Composition & Arrangements

Composition and arrangement Copyright Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

Japanese title: METAL GEAR SOLID PEACE WALKER MAIN THEME

Trivia

  • The original version of Theme of Solid Snake is the only previous Metal Gear song not to be included in Ultimate.
  • Calling to the Night and Snake Eater (Instrumental) are the only music tracks in the Metal Gear series to not be featured in any Spirit Battles.